Saturday, 25 June, 2022

Topic: khalistan

Behind Golden Temple memorial to Khalistan terrorists, a bigger social-media war

A portrait of Dilawar Singh — who assassinated CM Beant Singh in 1995 — was put up at Central Sikh Museum in Golden Temple this week. It came with a tweet for the intended audience.

Khalistan on the Pacific: How the gangs of Punjab were born in Canada

Sidhu Moose Wala's murder has cast grim light on the growing reach of transnational criminal groups, whose toxic tide is washing over the youth of Punjab.

Instagram reels, Facebook videos & more — how Barjinder Parwana became Patiala clash ‘mastermind’

A self-styled religious leader and ‘influencer’, Parwana has been accused of inciting Sikh mob to fight radical Hindu groups who took out an anti-Khalistan march last week.

Our take on Prashant Kishor-Congress, fuel taxes, Karachi University bombing — in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

SC should set an example for lower courts by avoiding delays in criminal trial

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Not ‘pro-Khalistan protest in Punjab after AAP win’, viral video is from after Deep Sidhu’s death

Many on social media platforms have claimed Khalistan separatists are carrying out rallies and have renewed their demand for a sovereign state for the Sikhs.

Sikhs no threat to Hindutva but politics has brought back the bogey of Khalistan

The breach of PM’s security has fuelled new political theme for upcoming elections — Khalistani plot to target a strong PM.

Zulfikar Bhutto’s ‘revenge’ plan for 1971 was to help create Khalistan, new book reveals

In ‘Blood for Blood’, Terry Milewski reveals new information about the Khalistan struggle in Canada, UK and India, and Pakistan support for it.

New book chronicles the past 50 years of ‘Global Khalistan Project’

Published by HarperCollins India, 'Blood for Blood: 50 years of the Global Khalistan Project’ by Terry Milewski will be released on 16 July on ThePrint's ‘SoftCover’.

‘Was a WhatsApp forward’: Harbhajan Singh apologises for Insta story ‘saluting’ Bhindranwale

Harbhajan Singh faced backlash on social media for saluting those 'martyred in Operation inside Shri Harmandir Sahib'. The spinner said he doesn't subscribe to any anti-India views.

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1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.